Tag Archives: providence

The Love of Knowing Things Hidden – Wonder

Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are His: And He changeth the times and the seasons: He removeth kings, and setteth up kings: He giveth wisdom unto the … Continue reading

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Let No One Make a Residue of it Till the Morning

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is manna: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which … Continue reading

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What Heaven Is

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Looking to what is infinite and eternal in the formation of the angelic heaven — that it may be before the Lord as one man, which is an image of Himself — is the inmost of … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Foresight and Providence

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg As regards foresight and providence in general, it is foresight relatively to man, and providence relatively to the Lord. The Lord foresaw from eternity what the human race would be, and what would … Continue reading

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Heaven is the End in Divine Providence

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg ∙ Heaven does not consist of any angels created such from the beginning, and hell does not originate from some devil who was created an angel of light and cast down from heaven. … Continue reading

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The Divine Providence is Unceasingly in the Work of Saving Men

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The operation of the Divine providence for the salvation of man is said to begin at his birth and to continue unto the end of his life. To understand this it must be … Continue reading

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Freedom Appropriates to Man What the Divine Providence Introduces

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Man would run counter to God, and also deny Him, if he clearly saw the workings of His Divine providence, because man is in the enjoyment of self-love, and that enjoyment constitutes his … Continue reading

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